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Posted on: February 4, 2022




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the City Council of the City of Murrieta on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1 Town Square, Murrieta, CA 92562, to consider the following matter.

DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENT (DCA-2021-2320):  A request by the City of Murrieta to amend Title 16.08 for Single Family 2 (SF-2) and multi-family standards; Title 16.16 for master planned overlay and planned residential development general standards updates; Title 16.20 for Density Bonus information needed to be consistent with State law; 16.34 for parking requirements at density bonus sites in order to be consistent with State law; Title 16.44 for updates to residential accessory uses and structures for accessory dwelling units as well as moving container and storage container standards; Title 16.70 for updates to temporary use permits and types of permits with processing; Title 16.110 to update related definitions, and amendments to Title 10.44, which concerns the parking of vehicles on unimproved surfaces in residential areas with an exception of properties located within the Rural Residential (RR), Estate Residential (ER-1) and (ER-2) zones.

Environmental Determination:  Categorically exempt pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section §15061(b)(3) as the activity is covered by the common sense exemption and that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. The minor amendments inclusive of this amendment fall within the parameters of this CEQA Section and would be within the framework of the City’s General Plan and Zoning parameters. Furthermore, the updates concerning Accessory Dwelling Units are statutory exempt, pursuant to Public Resources Code Section §21080.17 (adoption of an ordinance by a city to implement the provisions of Sections §65852.1 or §65852.2 of the Government Code), of the CEQA Guidelines.

The agenda for the meeting with additional information on public input will be available on the City’s webpage in advance of the meeting.   

***Special Note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this meeting may be conducted as a Teleconference meeting. For up to date information, contact the City Clerk at (951) 461-6031; or view the final agenda to be posted at least 72-hours in advance of the special meeting at I ***

 Any person may either submit written comments to the City Council before the hearing or may appear and be heard before the City Council at the time of the hearing. If you challenge the City’s action on this project in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to the public hearing. The environmental finding along with the proposed project application may be reviewed at the Planning Division counter Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and every other Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The environmental finding, and prior Planning Commission recommendation and attachments, may be reviewed on-line while City Hall is closed to the public. This can viewed at 

It is the intention of the City to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in all respects. Upon request, this Agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities. If you require modification, accommodation, or special assistance to attend or participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk Department at (951) 461-6031, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting date. The 48-hour notification period will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.


Cristal McDonald, CMC, City Clerk

Dated: February 1, 2022

Published:  The Press Enterprise - February 4, 2022


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